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Santa Fe, New Mexico Job Growth

There were 63,800 jobs in Santa Fe, New Mexico in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 71,731 employed persons for the month. Santa Fe lost 0 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 134 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Santa Fe job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 63,800 0 +300
CPS 71,731 +134 +1,208

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Santa Fe as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.

CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month

Total Employment for Santa Fe, New Mexico

CES employment for Santa Fe peaked in September 2007 at 67,600. Since then 3,800 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe according to the employer survey. From a trough of 61,200 in November 2009, Santa Fe has gained 2,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.

CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,042 for Santa Fe in January 2007. 4,311 jobs have been lost in Santa Fe since then according to the household survey. From a July 2013 low of 68,590, Santa Fe has added 3,141 jobs according to the CPS survey.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Santa Fe, New Mexico Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 63,800 0 71,731 134
March 2019 63,800 0 71,597 63
February 2019 63,800 -100 71,534 112
January 2019 63,900 300 71,422 112
December 2018 63,600 -200 71,310 -4
November 2018 63,800 -200 71,314 -103
October 2018 64,000 600 71,417 -215
September 2018 63,400 -300 71,632 -184
August 2018 63,700 200 71,816 3
July 2018 63,500 -200 71,813 272
June 2018 63,700 0 71,541 468
May 2018 63,700 200 71,073 550